About Us

Sielschott, Walsh, Keifer & Regula & Sherer, CPAs, Inc. has two offices which serve the Northwestern Ohio region:
Our Lima Office is located at 711 Dean Ave. Lima, OH 45804. We are just off St. Rt. 309 at the intersection of I-75.
Voice: (419) 222-2001
Fax: (419) 222-1570
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Our Bluffton Office is located at 113 N. Main St. Bluffton, OH 45817.
Voice: (419) 369-9001
Fax: (419) 369-1570
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About Sielschott, Walsh, Keifer, Regula & Sherer

Robert E. Sielschott founded the accounting firm of R. E. Sielschott, CPA on December 7, 1982. Bob has been a publicly practicing CPA since September of 1982. He began offering services in litigation support and business valuation in 1986. Mr. Sielschott is also a Certified ValuationAnalyst. He is a member of AICPA, OSCPA, NACVA, and IBA.
In February of 2001, the firm grew to eleven employees in a new office facility in Lima.
By July of 2006, the accounting firm of Gary E. Hawk, CPA merged with Sielschott & Walsh CPAs, Inc. Gary Hawk, with his longtime presence in Lima and Allen County, continueed to perform accounting services with Sielschott & Walsh.
In September of 2010, the firm grew to sixteen employees, and Tracey A. Regula CPA and Katherine E. Keifer CPA were added as partners.
In December of 2015, the accounting firm La Vallee & Comerged with Sielschott, Walsh, Keifer, Regula & Sherer, CPAs, Inc. In October of 2018, Austin A. Sherer, CPA was added as a partner.
Today, the firm employs around 20 full-time staff and offers services in accounting, business and personal tax, payroll services, litigation support, estate services, investments, financial /retirement planning, and non-profit support.
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Robert Sielschott, CPA, CVA

Bob graduated from Bluffton University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and received his CPA in 1982. He lives in Lima with his wife, Beda. They have three children and five grandchildren.
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Katie Keifer, CPA, CVA

Katie graduated from Ohio Northern University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She received her CPA in 2007. She is an active member of BNI (Business Networking International) and lives in Lima with her husband, Jeff, son, Parker, and daughter, Nora.
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Tracey Regula, CPA

Tracey graduated from the University of Northwestern Ohio with a Bachelor’s degree and a Master’s degree in Accounting. She received her CPA in 2006. Tracey is a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor - QuickBooks Desktop Certification. She lives in Wapakoneta with her husband, Mark, and two daughters, Marcey and Angie.
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Austin Sherer, CPA

Austin graduated from Ohio Northern University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance. He received his CPA in 2012. Austin is a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor - QuickBooks Online Certification. He lives in Lima with his wife, Lauren, son, Henry, and daughter, Evelyn.
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Jared Walsh, CPA, CFP

Jared graduated from Ohio Northern University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He received his CPA in 2000. He lives in Lima with his wife, Shonda, and three children.
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Gary Hawk, CPA

Gary graduated from Bluffton University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He received his CPA in 1984. He lives in Lima with his wife, Dale.
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Liz Schmerge, EA

Liz received her EA in 2017. She lives in Botkins with her husband, Ron. They have two children and one grandchild.
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Tony Friemoth, EA

Tony graduated from Rhodes State College with an Associate’s degree in Accounting. He received his EA in 2011. He lives in Delphos with his wife, Andrea.
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Jill Bishop

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Missy Bowman

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Emily Crow, MBA

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Morgan Roderick

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Sharla Ripley - Payroll Supervisor

Sharla graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor’s Degree. She has worked for SWKRS since 2006. She lives in Lima with her husband, Chris, daughter, Madison, and son, Elijah.
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Kassidee Blevins

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Jodi Jesko

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Courtney Paul

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Laura Plaugher

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Shannon Mailhot

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Tracie Wilson

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Jenni Augsburger

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Kaelin Bowman

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Julie Branim

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Melissa Music